Entrepreneurs and ADHD

A 2016 study by University of California researchers discovered that 29% of entrepreneurs have ADHD. Only 5% of the general population struggle with the diagnoses.  Dr. Johan Wiklund researched ADHD’s impact on entrepreneurs. He discovered that ADHD comes with three basic traits; hyperactivity, inattentiveness, and impulsivity.  He found that these traits can be harnessed into strengths for entrepreneurs. Being hyper-focused [...]

2019-07-30T16:43:36-05:00 August 19th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Entrepreneurs and ADHD


A recent article from the Small Business Chronicles states, “cash scarcity is common for small businesses.” Due to capital expenditures, supply chain disruptions, competitive labor costs and more, cash flow in many cases can be lean.  When things get tight, there may be a temptation to withhold paying what is due. Proverbs 11:24 says, “One gives freely, yet grows all [...]

2019-07-30T16:36:03-05:00 August 16th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Scarcity

Family Friendly Workplace

In the Midwest, Mid-August is a time for schools to start back-up. College kids are planning to head back to school, while kindergartners are excitedly preparing for their first day. This can be a hectic, exciting, anxious, and/or sad time for parents with school-age children. A family friendly workplace may want to be sensitive to the needs of their employees [...]

2019-07-30T16:10:08-05:00 August 14th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Family Friendly Workplace

Working Women Are Working More

The Labor Department produces an annual American Time Use Survey. According to the Wall Street Journal, a recent survey discovered that working women are working longer hours on the job, spend more time caring for children and do more work around the house than previous years. But, working women spend less time relaxing, exercising and sleeping. Author and sociologist, Caitlyn [...]

2019-07-29T10:34:35-05:00 August 13th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Working Women Are Working More

17,000 Lost Wallets

Science magazine reported on a study conducted on honesty. Over 17,000 wallets were intentionally reported lost in over 40 different countries. Some of the wallets had no money in them, while others had $13.  The study revealed that 46% of wallets with no money were returned, but that increased to 61% for those that had $13 in cash! The researchers [...]

2019-07-29T10:23:02-05:00 August 12th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 17,000 Lost Wallets

The Goal

Many businesspeople are hesitant to set goals, personal or professional. The reasons for refraining from goal setting are vast. One of the most common reasons is the fear of failure.  The Institute for Faith, Work and Economics concurs, noting that only 8 percent of New Year’s resolutions are completed. Why do we set goals if failure is inevitable? 2 Corinthians [...]

2019-07-29T10:10:22-05:00 August 9th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Goal

Acquiring Discernment, Part IV

In Nehemiah 6, we obtain a glimpse into the amazing discernment of Nehemiah. In this series we’ve been discussing three elements that can be helpful for us to become more discerning.  The Third Element is to Listen to the Holy Spirit. As followers of Jesus under the New Covenant we have a benefit that even Nehemiah didn’t have, the Holy [...]

2019-07-29T09:54:28-05:00 August 8th, 2019|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Acquiring Discernment, Part IV

Acquiring Discernment, Part III

In Nehemiah 6, we discover Nehemiah’s remarkable discernment. In this series we’re discussing three elements to help us learn to be more discerning like Nehemiah.  The first element was to know God’s Word. The second is Spiritual Maturity. Spiritual maturity requires us to not only know God’s Word, but also to grow more discerning through constant use and interaction with [...]

2019-07-29T09:48:18-05:00 August 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Acquiring Discernment, Part III

Acquiring Discernment, Part II

In Nehemiah 6, we discover that Nehemiah was a leader with great discernment. In order to acquire discernment like Nehemiah, I believe there are three elements that may be helpful for us to consider in this series.  The First is to Know God’s Word. In Nehemiah 6, the prophet Shemaiah was hired to lure Nehemiah inside the temple. But Nehemiah [...]

2019-07-29T09:38:46-05:00 August 6th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Acquiring Discernment, Part II

Acquiring Discernment, Part I

In Nehemiah Chapter 6, Nehemiah’s enemies shifted their strategy from ridiculing and threatening the Jewish people to personal attacks on Nehemiah. On four occasions Sanballat tries unsuccessfully to lure Nehemiah into a trap.  On one occasion Sanballat uses rumors and lies to try snaring Nehemiah, and next he hires prophets to deceive Nehemiah. Most men would have succumbed to at [...]

2019-07-29T09:32:03-05:00 August 5th, 2019|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Acquiring Discernment, Part I